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Feb

19

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Sounds weirdly specific but ok.

Bucket List represents the intellectual privilege we enjoy as Columbia students. We do our very best to bring to your attention important guest lecturers and special events on campus. Our recommendations for this week are below, and the full list is after the jump. If you notice any events that have been left off the list, or if you have a correction, please let us know in the comments.

Recommended

  • “Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: Procurement as a Sustainability Strategy, with John Cheetham, Director of Procurement, Ingredients, Chobani” Monday, February 20, 6:10 – 8:00 pm. Pupin Hall. John Cheetham.
  • “What Middletown Read: Rediscovering Late Nineteenth-Century American Reading Habits” Tuesday, February 21, 6:00 – 8:30 pm. Butler Library. Frank Felsenstein.
  • World Leaders Forum: “Fostering a Better Conversation and Understanding of Islam: The Vital Role of Media” Tuesday, February 21, 6:00 – 7:15 pm. Low Rotunda. Vuslat Dogan Sabanci.
  • “Moving Forward: A Discussion of the 2016 Election and What’s Next” Wednesday, February 22, 5:00 – 7:00 pm. Miller Theater. Ta-Nehisi Coates, Jelani Cobb, Nikole Hannah Jones, Samuel Kelton Roberts, Patricia J. Williams.

Monday, February 20

  • “Killing Memory: Ethnic Cleansing, Genocide, and the Targeting of Cultural Heritage in the Balkan Wars of the 1990s” 6:00 – 7:30 pm. IAB. András Riedlmayer.
  • “An Evening with the Monochord: Global Perspectives in Music, Math, and History” 6:15 – 8:15 pm. EC Common Room. Guangming Li, Joon Park, David E. Cohen.

Tuesday, February 21

  • “Careers in Human Rights: Insights from the Field” 6:00 – 7:30 pm. IAB 707.
  • “The End of International Cooperation?” 6:00 – 7:30 pm. IAB 1501. Richard Gowan, Suzanne Nossel, Somini Sengupta.
  • “Still the People of the Book? Jewish Publishing Today” 8:00 – 9:00 pm. Kent Hall.
  • “Location, Location, Location: Barnard’s Belated Embrace of Its Urban Identity” 6:00 pm. Sulzberger Parlor. Robert McCaughey.

Wednesday, February 22

  • “The UN, EU, and NATO in Kosovo: The New Geopolitics of the Western Balkans – Conversation with the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo” 6:00 – 8:00 pm. IAB. Zahir Tanin.
  • “Burning Issues in African Philosophy” 7:00 – 9:00. EC Common Room. Olufemi Taiwo.

Thursday, February 23

  • “How Does Technology Enrich Urban Policy?” 6:00 – 8:00 pm. Faculty House. Rohit Aggarwala, Noelle Francois, Miguel Gami, Maria Gotsch, Andrew Rasiej.
  • “New Books in the Arts & Sciences Celebrating Recent Work by Josef Sorett” 6:15 pm. EC Common Room. Josef Sorett.

Friday, February 24

  • FILM FRIDAYS: “The Eagle Huntress” 6:30 – 9:30 pm. Pulitzer Hall Student Center. Stacey Reiss.
  • “An Evening with Brenda Patterson ’00: A heteronormative to homoextraordinary recital” 8:00 pm. Sulzberger Parlor. Brenda Patterson.

Saturday, February 25

  • “Stile Antico: The Voice of Melody” 8:00 – 10:00 pm. 150 W 83rd St. Stile Antico.

Feb

12

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Take me on a date to space.

Bucket List represents the intellectual privilege we enjoy as Columbia students. We do our very best to bring to your attention important guest lecturers and special events on campus. Our recommendations for this week are below, and the full list is after the jump. If you notice any events that have been left off the list, or if you have a correction, please let us know in the comments.

Recommended

  • “Dr. Oz – The Good Life” Monday, February 13, 10:00 – 11:00 am. Myrna Daniels Auditorium. Dr. Oz.
  • “Pop-Up Concerts: Prom Night with Genghis Barbie” Tuesday, February 14, 6:00 – 7:00 pm. Miller Theater. Genghis Barbie.
  • “French Slam Poetry Jam: Résident de la République” Wednesday, February 15, 6:00 – 7:00 pm. Buell Hall. Marc Alexandre Oho Bambe.
  • “Apollo Exploration, to the Moon and Back” Thursday, February 16, 6:30 – 8:30. Cowin Auditorium, Teacher’s College. Charlie Duke.

This week’s events are out of this world!

Feb

5

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We could write a book about our hookups, too.

We could write a book about our hookups, too.

Bucket List represents the intellectual privilege we enjoy as Columbia students. We do our very best to bring to your attention important guest lecturers and special events on campus. Our recommendations for this week are below, and the full list is after the jump. If you notice any events that have been left off the list, or if you have a correction, please let us know in the comments.

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  • “American Hookup: The New Culture of Sex on Campus” Tuesday, February 7, 4:30 pm. Butler 203. Lisa Wade.
  • “Tom Hardin, Former FBI Informant, at CFIG” Tuesday, February 7, 8:00 pm. Hamilton 702. Tom Hardin.
  • “Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster” Thursday, February 9, 10:00 – 11:00 am. IAB. H.R. McMaster.
  • “Refusing Exile from Kinship? Married Homosexual Men (“Bats”) and the Queering of the South Korean Family” Thursday, February 9, 4:00 – 5:00 pm. IAB. John Song Pae Cho.
  • “Refugees and Gender Violence: Vulnerability and Resistance” Thursday, February 9, 4:10 – 6:00 pm. Butler 523. Wendy Vogt, Chloe Howe Haralambous, Isin Onol, Diana Taylor.

More sex, more violence, more intrigue!

Jan

29

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Girl power

Girl power

Bucket List represents the intellectual privilege we enjoy as Columbia students. We do our very best to bring to your attention important guest lecturers and special events on campus. Our recommendations for this week are below, and the full list is after the jump. If you notice any events that have been left off the list, or if you have a correction, please let us know in the comments.

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  • “Gender Justice Reform in Tunisia” Monday, January 30, 1:20 – 2:40pm. Jerome Greene Hall. Yadh Ben Achour.
  • “Challenges and Opportunities of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals” Tuesday, January 31, 6:00 – 8:00pm. Cristina Gallach (MIA ’86), Tegegnework Gettu (MIA ’83), Navid Hanif (MIA ’91).
  • Film Screening and Discussion: “An Aquarium in the Sea: The Story of the New York Group of Poets” Tuesday, January 31, 7:00 – 9:30pm. IAB. Oleksandr Fraze-Frazenko.
  • “POWER TALK with Athena Distinguished Fellow Shiza Shahid” Tuesday, January 31, 7:00 – 8:30pm. Sulzberger Parlor. Shiza Shahid.

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Jan

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I’m so indie I only listen to Georgian folk music

Bucket List represents the intellectual privilege we enjoy as Columbia students. We do our very best to bring to your attention important guest lecturers and special events on campus. Our recommendations for this week are below, and the full list is after the jump. If you notice any events that have been left off the list, or if you have a correction, please let us know in the comments.

Recommended

  • “Energy and Environment Policy Under Trump” Monday, January 23, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm. Pulitzer Hall World Room. Jim Connaughton, Jeff Kupfer, and Bob McNally. (RSVP)
  • “What Really Happened? Latinos and the 2016 Elections” Teachers College Cowin Auditorium. Tuesday, January 24. 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Cristina Beltrán, Arturo Carmona,Maria Hinojosa, Ali A. Valenzuela. (RSVP)
  • “The Way to the Spring: Life and Death in Palestine” Pulitzer Hall World Room, Columbia Journalism School. Wednesday, January 25. 6:00 pm. Ben Ehrenreich and Colm Tóibín. 

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Jan

17

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beautiful voicez

Beautiful voices

Bucket List represents the intellectual privilege we enjoy as Columbia students. We do our very best to bring to your attention important guest lecturers and special events on campus. Our recommendations for this week are below, and the full list is after the jump. If you notice any events that have been left off the list, or if you have a correction, please let us know in the comments.

Recommended 

  • Book Launch: “Building the New American Economy: Smart, Fair & Sustainable” Wednesday, January 18, 2017 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM. Low Library Rotunda. Jeffrey D. Sachs. (RSVP)
  • ” New York Polyphony: Palestrina’s Marcellus Mass” Saturday, January 21, 2017 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    Church of St. Mary the Virgin, 145 W. 46 St. New York Polyphony. 
  • “Sound Arts MFA Winter Weekend Exhibition” Saturday, January 21 and Sunday, January 22, 2017. Reception both evenings: 6:30 pm. Fridman Gallery, 287 Spring Street. Dani Dobkin, Ashley Grier, Geronimo Mercado, Elyse Blennerhassett, Ethan Edwards, and Lemon Guo.

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May

1

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Serpent's? Ecstasy?

Serpent’s? Ecstasy?

Bucket List represents the intellectual privilege we enjoy as Columbia students. We do our very best to bring to your attention important guest lecturers and special events on campus. Our recommendations for this week are below, and the full list is after the jump. If you notice any events that have been left off the list, or if you have a correction, please let us know in the comments.

Recommended

  • “Education and the Commercial Mindset” Monday, 7:00-8:30 PM, Milbank Chapel, Teachers College. Samuel E. Abrams,  Henry M. Levin,  Carol Burris, Sharif El-Mekki, Jeffrey R. Henig.
  • “Celebrating 100 Years of Jane Jacobs: Innovations in New York City’s Open Space” Tuesday, 9:00-10:30 AM, 1501 IAB. Leslie Koch, Regina Myer, Mitchell Silver (RSVP).
  • “LAGOS: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Space, Society, and the Imagination of an African Crossroad” 11:30 AM Friday – 7:30 PM Saturday, Barnard Hall (schedule here). Abosede George, Saheed Aderinto, Ademide Adelusi-Adeluyi (RSVP).

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Apr

24

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Marie Curie would be so proud.

Marie Curie would be so proud.

Bucket List represents the intellectual privilege we enjoy as Columbia students. We do our very best to bring to your attention important guest lecturers and special events on campus. Our recommendations for this week are below, and the full list is after the jump. If you notice any events that have been left off the list, or if you have a correction, please let us know in the comments.

Recommended

  • “Olympic Games and Olympic Shames: Moscow 1980 and Sochi 2014 in the Mirror of the Human Rights Movement” Monday, 12:00-1:30 PM, 1219 IAB.
  • “Behind the Scenes of the Panama Papers” Tuesday, 9:00-11:00 AM, World Room, Pulitzer Hall. Marina Walker.
  • “2016 Columbia Global Energy Summit” Thursday, 1:00-5:30 PM, Rotunda, Low Library. Patrick Pouyanne, Todd Stern, Laurence Tubiana, Phil Sharp, Bill Reilly, Nick Butler (RSVP).
  • “Columbia University Center for Radiological Research Centennial Symposium” Thursday-Friday, April 28-29 (Schedule of events), 555 Lerner Hall. David Brenner,  Barry Rosenstein, Howard Lieberman, Eileen Connolly (RSVP per each session).
  • “Women In Energy Site Visit to Columbia University’s Central Chiller and Central Boiler Plants” Friday, 2:00-3:30 PM, B-230, Facilities, East Campus. Note: Only women can (RSVP) for this event.

More events? More events!

Apr

17

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We found the cog in the works.

We found the cog in the works.

Bucket List represents the intellectual privilege we enjoy as Columbia students. We do our very best to bring to your attention important guest lecturers and special events on campus. Our recommendations for this week are below, and the full list is after the jump. If you notice any events that have been left off the list, or if you have a correction, please let us know in the comments.

Recommended

  • “The Turkish Enigma: Erdogan’s Stance on the Syrian Conflict” Monday, 8:00 PM, 503 Hamilton. Dr. Michael Rubin (RSVP).
  • “Women Shaping New York Politics and Policy” Tuesday, 12:30-2:00 PM, 1512 IAB. Carmen de la Rosa, Ydanis Rodriguez, Nancy Ploeger, Nily Rozic, Evagelia Emily Tavoulareas (RSVP).
  • “Inside Google Ideas” Tuesday, 12:30-2:00 PM, 1302 IAB. Daniel Keyserling (Email Jennifer Robards at [email protected] to RSVP).
  • “The Rise of the British Literary Annual, 1823–1835” Thursday, 6:00-8:30 PM, 523 Butler. Katherine Harris.
  • “Orgo/Bio Year Panel” Friday, 10:30-12:00 PM, 717 Hamilton.

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Apr

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not barnard lol

Bold, beautiful, ice.

Bucket List represents the intellectual privilege we enjoy as Columbia students. We do our very best to bring to your attention important guest lecturers and special events on campus. Our recommendations for this week are below, and the full list is after the jump. If you notice any events that have been left off the list, or if you have a correction, please let us know in the comments.

Recommended

  • “The Mirror and the Mind” Monday, 6:15-8:15 PM, 2nd Floor Common Room, Heyman Center. Katja Guenther.
  • “Chaos or Curvilinearity: Digital Architecture and Deformations of the Africanist Grid in the Late Music of John Coltrane” Tuesday, 7:00-9:00 PM, 622 Dodge Hall. Michael Veal ([email protected] to RSVP).
  • “Voroshylovhrad – a presentation by Ukrainian writer Serhiy Zhadan” Tuesday, 6:00-7:30 PM, 3rd Floor Lecture Hall, Pulitzer Hall. Serhiy Zhadan, Reilly Costigan-Humes, Isaac Wheeler.
  • “Library Clinic in SEL | Oculus Rift Demo” Wednesday, 3:00-4:00 PM, Science & Engineering Library, Northwest Corner Building.
  • “The Delacorte Lectures: Jacob Weisberg” Thursday, 6:00-8:00 PM, The Brown Institute, Pulitzer Hall. Jacob Weisberg. 
  • “Ice Cubed: An Inquiry into the Aesthetics, History, and Science of Ice” 9:15 AM Friday – 1:15 PM Saturday (Schedule of events), Keynote Speaker – Davis Auditorium, Schapiro Center, All Other Panels – 2nd Floor Common Room, Heyman Center. John Luther Adams, Barry Lopez, Carol Becker, Deborah Coen.

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Apr

3

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Television killed the Communist star

Television killed the Communist star

Bucket List represents the intellectual privilege we enjoy as Columbia students. We do our very best to bring to your attention important guest lecturers and special events on campus. Our recommendations for this week are below, and the full list is after the jump. If you notice any events that have been left off the list, or if you have a correction, please let us know in the comments.

Recommended

  • “Chuck Norris vs. Communism” Monday, 6:00-8:00 PM, Buell Hall. Irina Margareta Nistor.
  • “Venezuela: El incierto final de la revolución Bolivariana” Tuesday, 1:00-2:00 PM, 802 IAB. Francisco Suniaga, Gabriel Kessler.
  • “Colloquium in Law, Rights & Religion: FIRST, Do No Harm (Suing Catholic Hospitals for Putting Pregnant Women at Risk)” Wednesday, 4:30-6:00 PM, Case Lounge, 701 Jerome Greene Hall. Brooke A. Tucker.
  • “An Education of the Senses: The Ethics and Aesthetics of Male Desire in early modern Isfahan” Thursday, 4:00-6:00 PM, 754 Schermerhorn Ext. Kathryn Babayan.
  • “Selected Papers of John Jay, Volume 4” Thursday, 6:00-8:30 PM, 523 Butler Library. Patricia Bunomi.

So much cool stuff this week honestly

Mar

27

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We will bury you (in knowledge).

We will bury you (in knowledge).

Bucket List represents the intellectual privilege we enjoy as Columbia students. We do our very best to bring to your attention important guest lecturers and special events on campus. Our recommendations for this week are below, and the full list is after the jump. If you notice any events that have been left off the list, or if you have a correction, please let us know in the comments.

Recommended

  • “Our Man in Havana: Reconciliation and Beyond” Monday, 4:00-6:00 PM, 802 IAB. Ambassador Jeffrey DeLaurentis ([email protected] to RSVP)
  • “The Supreme Court Takes Up Contraception – Again” Tuesday, 12:10 PM, 646 Jerome Greene Hall. Brigitte Amiri.
  • “Beyond the Shoe: Rethinking Khrushchev at the 1960 General Assembly” Thursday, 6:30-8:00 PM, 1219 IAB.
  • “Gender Issues and Sportswriting with Christina Kahrl” Friday, 12:30-1:30 PM, Stabile Student Center, Pulitzer Hall. Christina Kahrl.

What radicool events are happening this week?

Mar

21

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We really hope this ISN'T what Robins James is lecturing on later this week.

We really hope this ISN’T what Robins James is lecturing on later this week.

Bucket List represents the intellectual privilege we enjoy as Columbia students. We do our very best to bring to your attention important guest lecturers and special events on campus. Our recommendations for this week are below, and the full list is after the jump. We have combined “This Week In The Arts” with Bucket List this week, meaning art events are contained below as well. If you notice any events that have been left off the list, or if you have a correction, please let us know in the comments.

Recommended

  • “Presence with Rare Encounters: Pending Futures and the Chinese (non)engagement in the Tajik Pamirs” Monday, 6:00-7:30 PM, 1201 IAB. Martin Saxer.
  • “Rainy Days and Precious Things: Tangibility and Historicity in the ‘Cradle of Brazil’” Tuesday, 6:30-8:00 PM, 457 Schermerhorn. John Collins, Katharina Blank.
  • “The American Way of Warfare: Science, Liberalism, and the Quest for Humanity in Conflict” Wednesday, 12:15-2:00 PM, 1302 IAB. Michael John Williams (RSVP).
  • “Oral History in the Age of Black Lives Matter” Thursday, 6:00-8:00 PM, 509 Knox Hall. Paul Ortiz.
  • “Is the ‘Post-‘ in Post-Identity the same as the ‘Post-‘ in Post-Genre?: Race & Pop Music Aesthetics” Friday, 12:15-2:00 PM, 622 Dodge Hall. Robin James.

But what can be better than Post Aesthetics?

Mar

6

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But really just the manga

This week’s Bucket List is in honour of Nancy Reagan (1921-2016) and Japanese Manga

Bucket List represents the intellectual privilege we enjoy as Columbia students. We do our very best to bring to your attention important guest lecturers and special events on campus. Our recommendations for this week are below, and the full list is after the jump. If you notice any events that have been left off the list, or if you have a correction, please let us know in the comments.

Recommended

  • “Ronald Reagan and the 2016 Presidential Election” Monday, 6:00-7:30 PM, 1501 IAB. Jacob Weisberg (RSVP).
  • “The Archive Thief: The Man Who Salvaged French Jewish History in the Wake of the Holocaust” Tuesday, 6:00-7:30 PM, East Gallery, Buell Hall. Lisa Leff (RSVP).
  • “The Voices of Women Ambassadors on Peace and Security: Will a Woman Secretary-General Make a Difference?” Wednesday, 6:00-8:00 PM, 1501 IAB. Ambassador Kawar, Ambassador Mumokaite, Ambassador Velez, Ambassador Al-Thani, Elisabeth Lindenmayer (RSVP).
  • “Front Lines and Fault Lines: Covering Race in the Obama Era” Thursday, 12:10-1:00 PM, 607B Pulitzer Hall. Jelani Cobb.
  • “The Nuclear Disaster, Tsunami, and Manga: The Representation of Recent Disasters in Japanese Popular Culture” Friday, 12:00-1:30 PM, 918 IAB. Yukari Fujimoto, Hikari Hori.

What else is going on this week?

Feb

28

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Why is the picture a gif? lol

Seriously, this workshop/conference seems amazing.

Bucket List represents the intellectual privilege we enjoy as Columbia students. We do our very best to bring to your attention important guest lecturers and special events on campus. Our recommendations for this week are below, and the full list is after the jump. If you notice any events that have been left off the list, or a correction, please leave them in the comments.

Recommended

  • “God is Emancipation to You – To me, He is Oppression: Secularism, Gender and the State” Monday, 12:10-1:20 PM, 701 Jerome Greene Hall. Pascale Fournier.
  • “From SIPA to Statecraft: The Journey of an American Diplomat” Tuesday, 1:00-2:15 PM, 1501 IAB. Ambassador McEldowney, Richard K. Betts (RSVP).
  • “Editor’s Night” Tuesday, 6:30-8:00 PM, 602a Lewisohn Hall. Robert Lee Holtz, Lizzie Ratner, David Wallis, John Horgan, Shaun Randol (RSVP).
  • “Foucault 13/13: Subjectivity and Truth” Thursday, 6:15-8:45 PM, Buell Hall. Judith Butler, Stathis Gourgouris.
  • “Robotics: Law & Ethics” Friday, 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM, Italian Academy. Barbara Henry, Lydia H. Liu, Ronald Sandler, John Basl (RSVP).

What else is happening this fine week?

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